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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

FDA Clears Sebacia Microparticles for Laser-Based Acne Treatment

Sebacia Microparticles are now FDA-cleared for use in the treatment of acne. The clearance comes on the heels of a pivotal study demonstrating the clinical safety and efficacy of the micoparticles. Se…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Foamix: Positive Topline Phase 3 Results for Topical Minocycline Foam

Foamix Pharmaceuticals’ FMX101 topical minocycline foam for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne has met primary endpoints of its third Phase 3 clinical trial. Foamix shared topline resul…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

FDA Nod for Ortho Derm’s Acne Lotion Altreno

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the New Drug Application for Ortho Dermatologic’s Altreno (tretinoin 0.05%) lotion, indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in p…

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Friday, August 03, 2018

Almirall to Acquire Allergan’s US Medical Dermatology Unit

Almirall is acquiring a portfolio of five products from Allergan’s Medical Dermatology unit in the United States, conditional to the clearance by the relevant authorities. The portfolio includes…

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Link Between Diet and Skin Disease Takes Center Stage at Summer AAD

Dermatologists must help patients determine if there are any foods that may cause their skin condition to flare and provide evidence-based recommendations about next steps. “People looki…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

TruDerm Adds Second Dermatology Center

TruDerm, a growing medical and cosmetic dermatology practice offering skin care seven days a week is opening its second DFW facility in Plano, TX at Legacy West.  Staffed by Board Certified De…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

BioPharmX: FDA Grants CARC Waiver; Post-Hoc Analysis for BPX-01 Complete

The FDA has waived its requirement for a dermal carcinogenicity study for BPX-01 from BioPharmX Corporation, eliminating several years of non-clinical research normally required for FDA review. BPX…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fourth Generation Retinoid Shows Promise in Acne Trials

New research reveals that trifarotene, a fourth-generation retinoid with potent and selective activity against only one particular retinoic acid receptor, may have an improved efficacy and safety prof…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

New Patient-Centered Panel Helps BioPharmX Define its Role in the Future of Dermatology

BioPharmX Corporation has formed a Special Advisory Council of thought leaders from various disciplines to help the company embrace patient centricity in its products, pricing, and market access consi…

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Monday, June 04, 2018

Spironolactone May Be an Alternative to Antibiotics in Female Acne

The diuretic drug spironolactone may be just as effective as antibiotics for the treatment of women’s acne, report researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylva…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Valeant is Becoming Bausch Health Companies, Inc.

Bausch Health Companies, Inc. will become the new name of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., effective in July 2018. Based on the strong brand equity of the company’s businesses a…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

New Phase 4 Data: Epiduo Forte Gel Decreased Acne Lesions, Reduced Risk of Scars

Results from OSCAR, a Phase 4, multicenter, randomized, investigator-blinded, vehicle-controlled, intra-individual comparison study (right/left half-face), revealed that Epiduo Forte (adapalene a…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Acne Survey at Twins Convention Affirms Genetic Link

A survey of identical and fraternal twin pairs at the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, OH, and published in the April issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, shows acne may be primarily caused …

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Skin of Color Society Reports Banner Year

Kudos to the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) for a banner year. At its recent annual business meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, SOCS…

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Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Differin Launches Retinoid Education Week

Differin® has launched Retinoid Education Week to educate the more than 50 million Americans with acne about how retinoids can be used to treat their condition. Part of Nestlé Skin Health&r…

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